The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 115 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 30 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 2.15% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 10
Median daily rate £300 £295 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £210 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £31.12 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +55.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £20.97 £25.80
% change year-on-year
+46.65% -18.71%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1165 1258 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.18% 39.19% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 846 752
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 51
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £17.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +17 18 £300 -
Gloucestershire +5 4 £112 -46.14% 1
Wiltshire -3 3 £320 - 2
Devon +6 2 £138 -54.91%
Dorset -13 2 £315 +3.27%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 34 (79.07%) PowerShell
2 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (65.12%) SQL
4 27 (62.79%) Windows
5 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
5 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
6 18 (41.86%) VB
7 17 (39.53%) VMware
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (30.23%) Migration
9 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.91%) MS Office
10 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (25.58%) SAN
12 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
12 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
12 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (23.26%) Windows 10
13 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
13 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
13 9 (20.93%) .NET
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (20.93%) Finance
14 8 (18.60%) Dell
14 8 (18.60%) XenApp
14 8 (18.60%) XenDesktop
15 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
15 7 (16.28%) DHCP
15 7 (16.28%) DNS
15 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) IIS
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) InfoPath
3 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) DHCP
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
3 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) VPN
3 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) MSI
3 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
4 3 (6.98%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
4 5 (11.63%) SQL DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) CSS
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) jQuery
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) Ajax
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.95%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) EMC VNX
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) DataPower
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) Windows 10
6 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
2 6 (13.95%) High Availability
3 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Security Auditing
3 5 (11.63%) Software Deployment
3 5 (11.63%) Workflow
4 4 (9.30%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (9.30%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Release Management
4 4 (9.30%) Server Patching
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.65%) Information Management
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) PowerShell
2 28 (65.12%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) VB
4 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) VBA
8 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) MCAD
3 5 (11.63%) MCITP
3 5 (11.63%) MCSD
3 5 (11.63%) MCTS
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) XenApp
3 8 (18.60%) XenDesktop
4 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
1 7 (16.28%) WSUS
2 2 (4.65%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Dell
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Intel Security
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
5 4 (9.30%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (9.30%) Wyse
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Cognos
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense
8 1 (2.33%) IBM